crochet doll with bee

Maya loves bees so every May she is wearing a bee costume to celebrate and acknowledge the hard work those little pollinators are doing for our planet.

With this easy and free pattern you can create your own Maya doll and her little bee friend.

Find the pattern here!


Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight (50gr/125m) cotton yarn in the skin color of your choice, black, yellow and white.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Sweet Mandarin (523), Jet Black (110), Primrose (522) and Snow White (106).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 8 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.

Gauge
26 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.

Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 19 cm (7.5 in) tall.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
blo: back loops only
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

crochet doll

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